Community Services

Refugee employment

Refugee Employment Services help meet the short and long-term goals of each program participant. Assisting refugees, asylees and Cuban/Haitian Humanitarian Parolees into employment is key to their successful integration into American society.

YCI’s employment specialists and job developers help refugees find jobs as quickly as possible, then provide additional training and counseling to help them advance to better jobs or to resume careers they had before coming to the United States. Services are available for five years following the arrival of the eligible program participant in the U.S. and offered in three ways:


Work adjustment counseling services help refugees get their first job after arrival including:

Career Laddering

Assists refugees who were in a professional career in their country of origin to obtain education and employment in the same or similar field, such as:


Services help employed members of a refugee family move from first jobs to higher level jobs with better incomes and benefits. Program participants are eligible to receive the following:


What We Offer

The program is offered to help new Americans to enter the workforce and become self-reliant.

Office Locations

Doral Office

Hialeah Office

Boyton Beach Office

How Can I Get Help?

Youth Co-Op offers RET services in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. For assistance, please visit us at one of our convenient locations or contact us at or 305.643.6730

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